World Water Day - Francophonie (Lemesos)


The 22nd March has been designated by the UN as the World Water Day, with this year’s theme being “Leaving No One Behind (Human Rights and Refugees)” whilst March is also the international month of the Francophonie. In addition, March 25th this year marks 101 years to the day since the death of Claude Debussy, so it should come as no surprise that the CySO incorporates, in this programme, the French composer’s “Sea” triptych, taking us from dawn to noon, to the play of the waves and to the dialogue between the wind and the sea. Water, however, is the overall theme of the concert, which begins with the eponymous Handel suite first heard on barges on the River Thames in 1717, and features, as a centerpiece, contemporary Chinese composer Tan Dun’s “Water Concerto”.

F. Handel: Water Music, HWV 348-350
Dun: Water concerto for water percussion and orchestra
Debussy: La Mer: Three symphonic sketches for orchestra, L. 109 [Cyprus premiere]

Soloist: Natasa Hadjiandreou (percussion)
Conductor: Jens Georg Bachmann

Supporters: Rialto Theatre, Limassol Municipality, Paphos Municipality

Venue:
Rialto Theatre
Andrea Drousioti 19
Platia Iroon
Lemesos 3603, Cyprus
Phone: 7777 7745
Website: www.rialto.com.cy

Ticket prices: €12, €7 (18-26 yrs, pensioners), €5 (under 18)

Ticket presales:
Rialto Theatre (Andrea Drousioti 19, Limassol 3040, 77777745)
Online at rialto.com.cy
Box Office, 4 weeks before the concert (Mon-Fri 10:00-13:00, 17:00-19:00, Sat 10:00-13:00) and 1,5 hrs before the concert

Information: +357 22 463 144, www.cyso.org.cy

Thursday, March 21, 2019, 20:30


Location:
Limassol / Lemesos Municipality, Cyprus
Date(s):
21/03/2019
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